AC Filter Replacement in Riverside, Corona & Temecula

Air quality issues? It might be time to replace your AC filter. Call now to schedule AC maintenance and filter replacement.

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How Often Should You Replace Your AC Filter?

Every household will have different comfort and air quality needs. This means the frequency of AC filter replacement will also be different from household to household.

Do you have pets or household members who smoke? We recommend replacing your AC filter every two months.

Do you or other members of your household suffer from asthma, allergies, or other respiratory conditions? We recommend filter replacement every six weeks.

Households without pets, smokers, or respiratory illnesses will do well with filter replacement every three months.

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Is Your AC Filter the Right Type?

Do you think about the type of AC filter you buy, or do you grab whichever is on sale at the moment? The type of filter you use can significantly affect your indoor air quality and the efficiency of your AC unit.

Fiberglass filters are the most common type of filter used. They’re easy on the budget (you can usually get them for a dollar apiece) and they get the job done. They also provide the best airflow. However, fiberglass filters are less efficient when it comes to capturing smaller indoor air pollutants and debris.

Pleated filters are the best value for most households. These filters are more effective at trapping debris; and unlike fiberglass filters, pleated filters are able to capture smaller particles such as pet dander and dust mites.

While fiberglass filters require replacement every month, you can replace pleated filters every three months—making pleated AC filters a more cost-effective option.

Many homeowners ask if they should switch to HEPA filters, particularly if they have household members with allergies or respiratory conditions. We encourage you to look into whole-house air cleaners or UV air sanitizers instead.

HEPA filters are highly effective at capturing indoor air pollutants, and that’s the reason they often don’t work well with residential comfort systems. Since HEPA filters are able to trap smaller particles and debris, this can restrict airflow and cause your AC to work harder than usual. This is why HEPA filters are typically recommended for commercial or industrial HVAC systems.

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At Direct AC we work hard to ensure a seamless process for all your heating and cooling needs. In fact, most of our clients are repeat customers that enjoy the unparalleled comfort and peace of mind they receive from our professionals. We believe that your health and quality of life can be directly related to your indoor environment. 

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Van Tallian just came for a maintenance check for our wall heater, very professional and punctual. He explained everything he was checking and went through the safety of the heater. The casing for the heater wasn’t fitted correctly from when it was installed so Van also straightened both sides so it looks better too. Very happy with the service provided.
Leah Woodfield
Leah Woodfield
23:24 04 Feb 20
My A/C unit froze up, so I called Direct AC. They sent Geno out the very same day to fix it. Within an hour of his arrival, it was up and and running. Geno was awesome! He was so polite, knowledgeable, professional and fast. I highly recommend this company. I'm a happy customer.
Laure Parker
Laure Parker
18:54 04 Feb 20
They're the best! Quick response time, reasonably priced, very thorough. Jason is super friendly and explains everything, answers any questions. Will absolutely use them again for future needs
Rebecca Thompson
Rebecca Thompson
17:32 15 Jan 20
Direct AC has been very responsiveness, thorough and fair in all of the repairs and new installations they have done at my private residence over the years. I am a loyal customer and I’m so thankful to be able to trust a company to provide quality service at fair prices. I’m very thankful for Jason and his team!
Crystal Hays
Crystal Hays
19:47 20 Dec 19
I've been nursing along our 20 year old original AC Unit, knowing sooner or later it needed to be replaced. We also had major air flow/ducting issues and general install issues from the original builder/installer. Quite honestly I had been wondering who could fix the larger issues. The companies I'd previously had in to do maintenance were more then happy to replace the AC but none seemed very interested in handling the larger issues.Direct AC and specifically Jason was a referral from another contractor that was bidding on some work for me. Jason and team came in, and had a lot to deal with and Jason, Van, Geno & Chris did an awesome job. One of the first things i noticed is they carry booties and put them on whenever they entered the house, then put down paper/plastic around any work areas or pathways and then cleaned up, including wiping down the areas around the attic entry. The guys all had their jobs, but I noticed they all stayed busy even when their part was done. All of them went above and beyond in their own way, Jason explained everything as it was happening, Van crawled around my attic for hours fixing issues (its fairly large, but very little room for movement, its all trusses). Geno and Chris installed the condenser, and then Geno helped up in the attic (as well as found a gas leak in our existing furnace!). Van found and fixed multiple issues with the ducting, installed and then adjusted baffles, and then the team worked to balance the house so the AC is consistent in all rooms.My wife and I are extremely happy the quality of work and level of service, they went above and beyond and with all these issues, they were done in 4 hours! Awesome job guys, and thank you so much!
Matt Sullivan
Matt Sullivan
16:41 31 Oct 19

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